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By The Associated Press | Posted - Oct. 1, 2014 at 7:30 a.m.



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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A self-described pimp will be in court today as a judge sets a date for his trial on charges in a Las Vegas Strip shooting and crash that killed three people. Ammar Harris is already in prison on a rape and robbery conviction and also faces a hearing in a prison smuggling case. Harris faces the death penalty in the shooting and crash.

ELKO, Nev. (AP) — A 21-year-old Elko man who admitted killing a cat with a sword has been ordered to spend six months at a boot camp in southern Nevada. The Elko Daily Free Press reports that the judge agreed to defer the sentence for Rory White. His public defender says White is a good candidate for the rehabilitation program.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two men who dressed as religious missionaries have been found guilty of kidnapping and armed robbery in Las Vegas. The Review-Journal reports that Abraham Austin Jr. and Robert Estall II wore white shirts with black ties and pants when they broke into a home in June 2013, beat the occupant and stole cash and marijuana.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Irish pub on the Las Vegas Strip hopes to break a Guinness World Record by hosting 16 days of nearly nonstop live music. The concert is set to begin this afternoon at the Ri Ra pub in The Shoppes at Mandalay Bay. Numerous bands will play nonstop with no more than a 25-second break between songs and a five-minute break between sets.

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